Apple’s Healthy Ambition

Andrea Deutschmanek

Whilst many people are occupied on holiday at the end of last summer, Apple quietly admitted that it had acquired personal health record vendor Gliimpse. It was assumed to be the first acquisition by Apple’s new Digital Health team and, as such, Hampleton Partners believes it was significant news. Apple’s purchase bolstered the company’s digital health offering and added to …

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Hampleton Partners M&A Report Highlights Samsung Entry into Automotive Tech

Andrea Deutschmanek

Samsung joins tech giants and carmakers in race for autonomous and connected cars London, April 5th, 2017: The latest market report from technology M&A advisory firm, Hampleton Partners, anticipates a big year ahead for the automotive tech sector following Samsung’s entry into the market through its $8 billion acquisition of U.S. car infotainment and audio company, Harman. The deal, expected …

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Hampleton Partners M&A Report Highlights Uptick in E-Commerce Investment

Andrea Deutschmanek

Spending during 2H 2016 up 97% year-over-year despite 17% drop in number of deals   London, March 28th, 2017: The latest market report from technology M&A advisory firm, Hampleton Partners, reveals a 97 percent surge in the total value of E-commerce deals during the second half of 2016, despite a slight fall in volume. The E-Commerce M&A report, which covers …

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DACH M&A Overview 2014 – 2017

Andrea Deutschmanek

General overview Over a three year period from January 2014 to January 2017 there were 797 tech-focused mergers and acquisitions with the target company headquartered in either Germany, Austria or Switzerland, for a combined worth of $58.1 billion. Transaction volume has stayed remarkedly stable over the last three years.   Intra-Europe deals most common while Germany sees high levels of …

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Hampleton Partners Report Highlights Higher Spend on Enterprise Software M&A

Andrea Deutschmanek

Vertical, ERP and information management applications leading transactions as artificial intelligence (AI) capability increasingly sought after London, March 14th, 2017:  The latest market report from technology mergers & acquisition advisory firm, Hampleton Partners, shows vertical, ERP and information management applications as the most sought-after enterprise software acquisition targets demonstrates strategic and financial buyers are increasingly looking to new segments such …

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Hampleton Partners Report Shows IoT M&A Values Boosted by Telecoms Buyers

Andrea Deutschmanek

Race to dominate internet of things sector amid strong competition from tech firms London, February 28th, 2017:  The latest market report from technology M&A advisory firm, Hampleton Partners, reveals soaring deal values in the Internet of Things (IoT) sector bolstered by strong interest from telecoms investors fighting to gain a foothold in the rapidly growing market. The IoT M&A report, …

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Hampleton Partners Report Shows Slowdown in Fintech M&A

Andrea Deutschmanek

Buyers increasingly targeting mature and profitable models as early hype fades   London, February 16th, 2017:  The latest market report from technology M&A advisory firm, Hampleton Partners, reveals a reduction in fintech transaction volume in 2016 whilst overall transaction value remained stable as early hype has been replaced with cautious investment in proven and more established technologies and businesses. The …

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Hampleton Partners Report Shows Resurgence in Digital Marketing M&A

Andrea Deutschmanek

Interest from strategic investors likely to continue to fuel consolidation over the next 12 months London, February 9th 2017:  The latest market report from technology M&A advisory firm, Hampleton Partners, reveals a resurgence in Digital Marketing M&A activity in 2016 with strong but selective M&A interest from strategic investors likely to continue to fuel consolidation in the sector over the …

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Nordics M&A Overview 2012 – 2016

Nicholas Milligan

General overview Over a five year period from January 2012 to December 2016 there were some 558 tech-focused mergers and acquisitions where the target company was headquartered in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway or Sweden for a combined worth of $43.6 billion. Deal counts have remained remarkably steady over the five year period as seen below.     Sweden dominates Sweden …

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